Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Editorial Horizonte, – Short stories, Peruvian – pages. Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Alianza Editorial, – Short Bibliographic information. QR code for Diamantes y pedernales. Preceded by, Diamantes y pedernales (). Followed by, El Sexto (). Deep Rivers (Spanish: Los ríos profundos) is the third novel by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas.

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Diamantes Y Pedernales

Add to watch list Remove from watch list. Report item — opens in a new window or tab. A new, unread, unused book in perfect condition with no missing or damaged pages. There is also a more powerful type of zumbayllu made from a deformed object but without being round winku and with the quality of sorcery layka.

From this it follows that Yawar Fiesta examines the possibility of afguedas the Andean world, although internally conflicted, as a whole. In Arguedas wrote the essay ‘The novel and the problem of literary expression in Peru’ La novela y el problema de la expresion literaria en el Peruin which he announced the existence of the novel project. He then recommences his wanderings through many cities and villages of diamantew Peru.

Yawar Fiesta rectifies several basic customs of the traditional indigenous novel. Lists with This Book.

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His ideal of integration, a most passionate one, as it originates in his fragmented interiority, is doomed to failure. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The zumbayllu purifies the land and flowers start to sprout, which Ernesto then decides to place in the woman’s tomb. This does not happen often, but as often as needed to make the reader see that these are two cultures with arguevas different languages. Most critics agree that this novel is one of Arguedas’ masterpieces.


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The victory of the Ayllus against the central ciamantes authorities, landowners and “fortified” mestizos is a very unusual episode within the indigenous standard. Email to friends Share on Facebook — opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter — opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest — opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list.

Claudia rated it really liked it Dec 30, There are 1 items available. This pushes Ernesto into a profound awareness: To ask other readers questions about Diamantes Y Pedernalesplease sign up.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. With this, the very essence of the festival is threatened, but it is ultimately carried out anyway, the Indians reinstating their tradition in the eyes of the village leaders.

Valeria Luque rated it did not like it Feb 19, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Seller does not offer returns. Learn more — opens in new window or tab. The push to complete the novel emerged years later inwhile conducting ethnographic fieldwork in the Mantaro Valley.

The theme of an Andean or ‘Indian’ style bullfight as the center of a conflict between races and social groups in a village in the Peruvian Andes came to Arguedas when, according to his confession, he attended a bullfight in Puquio in July No trivia or quizzes yet. Four round holes, like eyes, emanated from the sphere. According to critics, is the most successful of Arguedas’ novels, from a formal point of view. Sep 22, Rai rated it liked it.


Arguedas liked to pedernalex out that the action of the settlers, although treated in the novel as magical motivations, foreshadowed the peasant uprisings that occurred in reality a few years later.

The E-mail Address es field is required. This Ernesto is unmistakably the same as the Deep Rivers character. Refresh and try again. Moreover, Yawar Fiesta starts treating an issue that will take its full shape much later: His desire to remake the story was interrupted by his stay at the El Sexto prison, betweentherefore he could only re-start writing in the second half ofafter attending the Indian Congress of Patzcuaro, in Mexico.

Adbenkunkus rated it liked it Jan 21, Mariana Padron rated it it was ok Jul 18, This tradition is threatened by an order from the capital, which prohibits what is considered a ‘barbarian’ practice.

As he progressed on chapters of his novel Arguedas sent them to Lima, to his friend the poet Manuel Moreno Jimeno. Arguedas, a riamantes writer, succeeds in “quechuization” of Spanish: Such a project is in extreme conflict: